The not-for-profit Chicago-area health systems, which announced their courtship more than two years ago and have delayed their trip down the aisle more than once, have asked Illinois regulators for permission to merge.
Assistant Managing Editor David May recently talked with Dr. Lloyd Minor about trends in training the next generation of physicians, partnerships with local tech giants, including the Apple Heart Study, and what Stanford Medicine is doing to address physician burnout.
The academic medical centers Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network have signed a letter of intent to merge, which continues Jefferson's regional expansion throughout Philadelphia.
The CMS says the University of Maryland Medical Center violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act with its handling of a mentally ill patient who was found in just a gown and socks outside the center's midtown Baltimore campus on a freezing January night.
As Match Day approaches, a new report suggests medical schools don't have clear policies to assist students with disabilities, and many students fail to request help as they worry it could hinder their success in that hyper-competitive environment.
The CMS updated its star ratings in December with a new formula, but a Modern Healthcare analysis shows specialty hospitals perform much better than major teaching hospitals even though they don't report all the measures.
The University of Michigan Health System is listening to objections from faculty doctors and nurses and could alter the design of its hospital-based direct primary-care clinic.
The school, slated to welcome its first class this summer, was built in partnership by Hackensack Meridian Health, a 16-hospital system based in Edison, N.J., and Seton Hall University, a Catholic school in South Orange, N.J.
A program at the University of Louisville School of Medicine takes a big step toward narrowing the healthcare gap in the LGBT community.
Oklahoma University Medicine completed its $750 million buyout of HCA Healthcare's management agreement and ownership stake of its hospital facilities, which moved forward even though OU Medicine's proposed affiliation with SSM Health fell through.
The North Carolina attorney general is already looking into whether combining the two health systems would hurt competition.
HCA will train Meharry Medical College students at HCA's TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, giving Meharry medical students a more consistent experience.